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  • To run a blockade — Run Run, v. t. 1. To cause to run (in the various senses of {Run}, v. i.); as, to run a horse; to run a stage; to run a machine; to run a rope through a block. [1913 Webster] 2. To pursue in thought; to carry in contemplation. [1913 Webster] To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • run — [run] vi. ran or Dial. run, run, running [altered (with vowel prob. infl. by pp.) < ME rinnen, rennen < ON & OE: ON rinna, to flow, run, renna, to cause to run (< Gmc * rannjan); OE rinnan, iornan: both < Gmc * renwo < IE base * er …   English World dictionary

  • race — race1 [rās] n. [ME (North) ras(e) < ON rās, a running, rush, akin to OE ræs, swift movement, attack < IE * eras , to flow, move rapidly < base * er , *or , to set in motion > RUN, ORIENT] 1. a competition of speed in running, skating …   English World dictionary

  • Run — Run, v. t. 1. To cause to run (in the various senses of {Run}, v. i.); as, to run a horse; to run a stage; to run a machine; to run a rope through a block. [1913 Webster] 2. To pursue in thought; to carry in contemplation. [1913 Webster] To run… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • race — I noun ancestry, birth, breed, class, cultural group, culture, descent, ethnic group, ethnic stock, extraction, family, folk, genealogy, genus, group, kind, line, parentage, people, phylum, stem, stirps, stock, strain associated concepts:… …   Law dictionary

  • Race — Race, v. t. 1. To cause to contend in a race; to drive at high speed; as, to race horses. [1913 Webster] 2. To run a race with. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • race — race1 /rays/, n., v., raced, racing. n. 1. a contest of speed, as in running, riding, driving, or sailing. 2. races, a series of races, usually of horses or dogs, run at a set time over a regular course: They spent a day at the races. 3. any… …   Universalium

  • race — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. onrush, advance; competition; sprint, dash; stream; channel, millrace, tide, river; career; family, clan, tribe; people, ethnic group. v. rush, career; hasten; compete; speed. See velocity, ancestry,… …   English dictionary for students

  • race — I. /reɪs / (say rays) noun 1. a contest of speed, as in running, riding, driving, sailing, etc. 2. (plural) a series of races, especially horseraces or greyhound races run at a set time over a regular course. 3. any contest or competition: an… …   Australian English dictionary

  • run — runnable, adj. runnability, n. /run/, v., ran, run, running, n., adj. v.i. 1. to go quickly by moving the legs more rapidly than at a walk and in such a manner that for an instant in each step all or both feet are off the ground. 2. to move with… …   Universalium

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